Health Protection Agency

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Name: Health Protection Agency
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Diagnosis of Fever in the Returning Child Traveller

Barnes W, Smith R. Travel Trends 2010. Office for National Statistics. http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/index.html (accessed 27 Feb 2013).Price VA, Smith RA, Douthwaite S, et al . General physicians do not take adequate travel histories. J Travel Med. 2011; ... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Leaflet in Wales Says Sick Kids Should Still Attend School

Parents in Wales have been told that children who are suffering from tonsillitis or glandular fever are still expected to attend school.A new health guide subtitled Miss School, Miss Out, recommends that students suffering from a variety of illnesses, ... [Published EducationNews.org - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola in the UK? What kind of health system would best protect us?

The Coalition Government’s healthcare reforms fragment the NHS, making it less ableto cope with an epidemic. Ebola exercise, Public Health England It may surprise you to know that Ebola virus is difficult to catch. Ebola is not spread through airborne ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Boarding schools write to parents over Ebola fears

Schools are monitoring the travel arrangements of pupils from abroad and being told to look out for Ebola symptoms as part of plans to prevent an outbreak in Britain Boarding schools are writing to parents to find out if children are going to areas hit ... [Published Telegraph - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola: Parents of UK school want visit of Ghanaian teacher cancelled

Parents of the Howden-le-Wear Primary School in Durham County in the UK are threatening to prevent their wards from attending school next week, if a planned visit by Ghanaian teacher is not cancelled.The parents fear Mr. Kwesi Prempeh of the Great Commission ... [Published Joy FM - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 3 reports

Ebola fears stop teacher's visit

A school in County Durham has postponed a planned visit from a teacher from Ghana, after parents voiced concerns about the Ebola virus, despite the country not having any cases.The teacher was due to visit Howden-le-Wear Primary School, near Crook, next ... [Published BBC - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 5 reports

Children told: no time off school for tonsillitis or glandular fever - Telegraph.co.uk

Early Years Cook's TrainingGrub4life offer a range of specialist cookery master classes and ...General NewsTelegraph.co.ukChildren told: no time off school for tonsillitis or glandular feverTelegraph.co.ukThe councils involved insisted the advice was ... [Published Grub4Life - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

School health guide advising children attend classes even if sick with ... - The Independent

Early Years Cook's TrainingGrub4life offer a range of specialist cookery master classes and ...General NewsThe IndependentSchool health guide advising children attend classes even if sick with ...The IndependentA spokesperson for Rhondda Cynon Taf Counci ... [Published Grub4Life - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 2 reports

Casual sex 'hook-up' sites and apps such as Tinder blamed as Hull becomes syphilis capital of Yorkshire

SEX between strangers arranged over the internet has contributed to a 60 per cent rise in cases of a potentially deadly infection in Hull.The city now has the highest number of cases per 100,000 population of syphilis in Yorkshire, with people spreading ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 09 2014]
Entities: Sex, Tinder, Infectious
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 2 reports

British school bans nine-year-old from Sierra Leone because parents feared he could give classmates Ebola

A British school has banned a nine-year-old from Sierra Leone because parents feared the boy could give his classmates Ebola.Kofi Mason-Sesay, who has joint British and Sierra Leonean nationality, was due to spend several weeks at St Simon's Catholic ... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Science park wins £2m in funding

A new science park in Wiltshire has been awarded £2m of local authority funding on top of £4m from the government's growth fund.Wiltshire Council is to invest the money in the proposed Porton Science Park.Providing facilities for science and research-based ... [Published BBC - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 3 reports

XINHUA - Nigerian cleared of Ebola virus, say Maldives health officials

Nigerian cleared of Ebola virus, say Maldives health officialsContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.COLOMBO, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- A Nigerian tourist quarantined in Maldives as a precautionary measure has shown no symptoms of the Ebola virus, local media reported ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 30 2014]

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...who has recently returned from a country involved in the current Ebola outbreak and they are suspected to have Ebola," the guidance states. "This ensures healthcare professionals use the appropriate personal protective equipment."
"Consultation was carried out with Cwm Taf, Cardiff and the Vale and Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Boards and Public Health Wales who all approved the content of the advice table."
"To ensure that this remains the case the governing body has taken the decision this afternoon to postpone the visit until a later date."

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Diagnosis of Fever in the Returning Child Trave... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Oct 23 2014]
Shock rise in Birmingham rickets cases blamed o... [Published Birmingham Mail - Oct 21 2014]
Leaflet in Wales Says Sick Kids Should Still At... [Published EducationNews.org - Oct 20 2014]
Ebola in the UK? What kind of health system wou... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Oct 19 2014]
Ebola: Parents of UK school want visit of Ghana... [Published Joy FM - Oct 17 2014]
Boarding schools write to parents over Ebola fears [Published Telegraph - Oct 17 2014]
Public health messages about Ebola could, and s... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 17 2014]
Grieving mum felt 'forced' to send her bullied ... [Published ParentDish - Oct 17 2014]
Ebola fears stop teacher's visit [Published BBC - Oct 15 2014]
Parents want to cancel visit from Ghanian teach... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 15 2014]
Why do I keep getting dandruff? [Published Glasgow Evening Times - Oct 15 2014]
Parents fear teacher visit could bring Ebola to... [Published Northern Echo - Oct 14 2014]
School sickness guidelines could cost lives, wa... [Published Wales Online - Oct 13 2014]
Mother of bullied teen Simon Brooks reveals her... [Published Wales Online - Oct 13 2014]
Children told: no time off school for tonsillit... [Published Grub4Life - Oct 13 2014]
Send your child to school even with tonsillitis [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 13 2014]
Parents in Wales told to send sick children to ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 12 2014]
Beckham to lead campaign to stop spread of dead... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 12 2014]
Children told: no time off school for tonsillit... [Published Telegraph - Oct 12 2014]
Parents told children with glandular fever and ... [Published itv.com - Oct 12 2014]
School health guide advising children attend cl... [Published Grub4Life - Oct 11 2014]
School health guide advising children attend cl... [Published The Independent - Oct 11 2014]
Sick children should take 'NO time off school f... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Oct 11 2014]
Sickness guide for parents provokes fury by rec... [Published Wales Online - Oct 10 2014]
Hospitals will rehearse for an emergency: Ebola... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 10 2014]
How UK will screen travellers: Ask them how the... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 10 2014]
Experts fear Ebola virus COULD spread through t... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 09 2014]
Headteacher of school at centre of Ebola row sl... [Published Manchester Evening News - Oct 09 2014]
Casual sex 'hook-up' sites and apps such as Tin... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 09 2014]
Casual sex 'hook-up' sites and apps such as Tin... [Published Hull Daily Mail - Oct 09 2014]
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Guinea: West Africa: EU boosts its immediate ai... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 08 2014]
Source: European CommissionCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone The European Union is increasing by an additional €8 million its efforts to contain the spread of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. This is the fourth increase of EU assistance ...
National Geographic: African Ebola Outbreak Wil... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 30 2014]
Experts speaking to the National Geographic  suggest that it is "likely" that the dreaded Ebola virus spreading across West Africa will make its way to the United States, but once here, it is unlikely to spread far, due to advanced American medical ...
Ebola: What is the real risk to the UK? [Published H5N1 - Jul 30 2014]
Via The Guardian: Ebola: what is the real risk to the UK? Excerpt:If somebody with the virus in their body but not yet ill arrived at a UK airport, they would not be detected – who would know? But border control staff have been warned of the symptoms ...
Nigeria Becomes Fourth Country Hit by 'Out of C... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 27 2014]
A 40-year-old Liberian man who died in Lagos, Nigeria, has become the first victim of ebola in Africa's most populous country, according to the Nigerian government. His death makes Nigeria the fourth country to experience an ebola incident since the ...
Defence Related Parliamentary Answers – to 12th... [Published Think Defence - Jun 13 2014]
Defence related Parliamentary Written Statements and Answers to Written Questions D-Day 70th Anniversary Commemorations (UK/France) The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence (Anna Soubry):  My noble Friend the Under-Secretary of ...
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